Daily Media Digest July 24, 2020

How Hamilton researchers are contributing to the fight against COVID-19
“McMaster University researchers say testing the province’s wastewater system might give a non-invasive way to detect community spread of the virus.”
TAGS: COVID-19, public health, wastewater

Bright lights at Canadian synchrotron working to illuminate COVID-19’s scientific mysteries
“Scientists at the University of Saskatchewan are using a light millions of times brighter than the sun to illuminate the answers to scientific mysteries …”
TAGS: COVID-19, innovative research, pandemic

New study offers first glimpse into how widespread COVID-19 antibodies are in Canada’s adult …
McGill Newsroom
“Today, Canadian Blood Services and Canada’s COVID-19 Immunity Task … While these first results reflect widespread adherence with public health … ethics-approved research programs like this one, some of which in the past have …”
TAGS: COVID-19, antibodies, herd immunity

No sh*t. Sudbury scientists get funding to analyze your crap
“… Dr. Gustavo Ybazeta of Health Sciences North Research Institute and the City of Greater Sudbury. Merritt said additional funding is being applied for …”
TAGS: COVID-19, wastewater, public health

Ontario doctors launch program to help patients connect with loved ones during pandemic
“In Toronto, the University Health Network still doesn’t allow friends and family members to visit patients, with exceptions for essential visitors. In other …”
TAGS: COVID-19, mental health

New University of Calgary study finds global trend in women’s breast cancer research
CTV News
“Breast cancer rates among women are on the rise, but new research has uncovered trends that could help target prevention measures to …”
TAGS: breast cancer, cancer, women’s health

Four new Canada Research Chairs for Western, two renewed
Western News
“Chairholders aim to achieve research excellence in engineering and the natural sciences, health sciences, humanities, and social sciences. “Canada …”
TAGS: Canada Research Chair